In some campaigns, the end result is overwhelmingly likely before a stump has been erected. This is not one of those occasions.
Posts Tagged: General Election 2015
James Frayne: Voters would welcome a Brexit deal. But it might harm and not help the Conservatives with working class voters.
Would they actually think that, now Brexit’s done and immigration back under control, that they can return to their natural home in the Labour Party?
Interview. McLoughlin – Hunt’s former campaign Chairman, lifelong One Nation Tory – backs Johnson’s suspensions
The former Party Chairman and Chief Whip says the only way to save moderate conservatism is to get Brexit through.
Henry Hill: Post-Ruth politics – the battle over her legacy will shape the future of the Scottish Tories
Davidson’s successors must not let recognition of her extraordinary achievements to turn into counter-productive myth-making and a counsel of despair.
We must overhaul our Party organisation and develop strong messages for liberally-minded, soft-Conservative voters before the next election.
Johnson’s August 4) Who would run an election campaign? After yesterday’s Government defeat, the question is pressing.
If the campaign management were outsourced, as recently, who would take it on? And if it weren’t, could CCHQ really cope?
The best way to reach across the divide and attempt to gain the trust of ex-Conservative Remainers, is to accept the inevitable.
We don’t know whether they believe it to be prudent or desirable or both – but the message to the leadership contenders is clear.
Could the Yellow Party take control of Lewes, St Albans, Winchester, Teignbridge, Guildford – even Wokingham?
Conservative MPs should not sit idly by as their party’s ratings sink to the mid-30s and below. There’s reason to think the change isn’t temporary.
His focus on leftish politics and local campaigning built the party into a potent force, but left it badly exposed to the dangers of coalition with the Conservatives.
The party has selected a local candidate to win back what was one of only a few Conservative footholds in the North East.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Line Kristensen: To win next time, the Conservative Party must make recruiting and training activists its priority
A focused and accountable drive to build the grassroots is required. It can be done, but it requires difficult questions and honest answers.
Increasing, training, and valuing our membership is absolutely crucial to building the first-rate campaigning machine we need.